The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 24 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 567 513 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.09% 5.87% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 8.16% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 321 302
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £26.98 £30.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.55% +27.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £26.58 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -6.75%
PRINCE2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6747 6285 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.46% 71.94% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3779 3429 3314
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 245 328
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 183 £400 +6.66% 20
Hampshire -15 89 £425 -0.58% 21
Buckinghamshire +22 87 £404 +7.66% 18
Surrey -2 77 £405 -0.30% 16
Oxfordshire -10 32 £390 - 8
West Sussex -8 30 £320 -7.91% 10
East Sussex -2 22 £350 -12.50% 3
Kent -1 17 £425 +21.42% 9
Middlesex +2 11 £484 -12.00%
Sussex +4 6 £400 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 603 (54.13%) Project Management
2 345 (30.97%) Finance
3 242 (21.72%) MS Project
4 228 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 216 (19.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 203 (18.22%) ITIL
7 187 (16.79%) Microsoft
8 186 (16.70%) MS Excel
9 185 (16.61%) PMI Certification
10 159 (14.27%) Telecoms
11 145 (13.02%) Security Cleared
12 133 (11.94%) PMP
13 121 (10.86%) SharePoint
14 120 (10.77%) SC Cleared
15 110 (9.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 107 (9.61%) Programme Management
17 105 (9.43%) MS Office
18 99 (8.89%) PRINCE
18 99 (8.89%) Project Planning
19 98 (8.80%) Oracle
20 96 (8.62%) Change Management
20 96 (8.62%) Degree
21 81 (7.27%) Migration
22 76 (6.82%) Risk Management
23 73 (6.55%) Retail
24 70 (6.28%) Scrum
25 67 (6.01%) Windows
26 66 (5.92%) SAP
27 64 (5.75%) PMI
28 63 (5.66%) SQL

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 121 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.99%) Lync
3 9 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.72%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.45%) Apache
7 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.18%) CMS
9 2 (0.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.090%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.090%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 242 (21.72%) MS Project
2 186 (16.70%) MS Excel
3 105 (9.43%) MS Office
4 61 (5.48%) MS Visio
5 52 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.45%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.090%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 15 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.18%) Demantra
8 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.090%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.090%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.090%) Agresso
9 1 (0.090%) assyst
9 1 (0.090%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.090%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.90%) Office 365
2 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.18%) IaaS
4 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.090%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.78%) WAN
2 26 (2.33%) LAN
3 20 (1.80%) Internet
3 20 (1.80%) Firewall
4 15 (1.35%) 4G
5 14 (1.26%) SAN
6 13 (1.17%) 3G
7 11 (0.99%) MPLS
8 10 (0.90%) Intranet
8 10 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.81%) VoIP
10 8 (0.72%) UMTS
10 8 (0.72%) Wireless
10 8 (0.72%) LTE
11 6 (0.54%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.54%) GPRS
12 5 (0.45%) LDAP
12 5 (0.45%) ATM
12 5 (0.45%) Broadband
12 5 (0.45%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.63%) Spotfire
8 6 (0.54%) QlikView
8 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.36%) DataStage
9 4 (0.36%) MS Access
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.27%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.18%) Big Data
11 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (0.63%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.18%) Introscope
3 2 (0.18%) Toad
3 2 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.18%) JProfiler
3 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.090%) Ant
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.090%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.090%) CruiseControl
General
1 345 (30.97%) Finance
2 159 (14.27%) Telecoms
3 73 (6.55%) Retail
4 39 (3.50%) Marketing
5 35 (3.14%) Banking
6 31 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.33%) Automotive
8 18 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.53%) Spanish Language
10 16 (1.44%) Electronics
11 13 (1.17%) Legal
12 12 (1.08%) Advertising
12 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.08%) Local Government
13 9 (0.81%) Back Office
14 7 (0.63%) Publishing
15 6 (0.54%) Billing
15 6 (0.54%) French Language
16 4 (0.36%) German Language
16 4 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 590 (52.96%) Project Manager
2 138 (12.39%) Analyst
3 70 (6.28%) Programme Manager
4 59 (5.30%) Business Analyst
5 55 (4.94%) IT Project Manager
5 55 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 51 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 46 (4.13%) Technical Manager
8 43 (3.86%) Senior Manager
9 40 (3.59%) Senior Project Manager
10 39 (3.50%) Technical Project Manager
10 39 (3.50%) Coordinator
11 35 (3.14%) PMO Analyst
12 29 (2.60%) Delivery Manager
13 28 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 27 (2.42%) Project Coordinator
15 23 (2.06%) Administrator
15 23 (2.06%) Service Manager
15 23 (2.06%) Architect
15 23 (2.06%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.78%) .NET
2 19 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 13 (1.17%) Middleware
3 13 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (0.54%) Web Services
5 6 (0.54%) HTML
6 5 (0.45%) XML
7 4 (0.36%) COM
7 4 (0.36%) SAML
8 3 (0.27%) J2EE
9 2 (0.18%) ODBC
9 2 (0.18%) EDI
9 2 (0.18%) JDBC
9 2 (0.18%) JSF
10 1 (0.090%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.090%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.090%) jQuery
10 1 (0.090%) JSP
10 1 (0.090%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.75%) PMI
2 42 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.33%) NHS
4 15 (1.35%) DTV
5 13 (1.17%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.08%) FMCG
7 11 (0.99%) Smart Meter
7 11 (0.99%) CMDB
7 11 (0.99%) Replication
8 10 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 9 (0.81%) EPoS
10 8 (0.72%) Open Source
11 7 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.63%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.45%) CCTV
12 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.36%) Kindle
13 4 (0.36%) Statistics
13 4 (0.36%) Informatics
13 4 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 67 (6.01%) Windows
2 22 (1.97%) UNIX
3 19 (1.71%) Linux
4 17 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.090%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (54.13%) Project Management
2 228 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 203 (18.22%) ITIL
4 107 (9.61%) Programme Management
5 99 (8.89%) PRINCE
5 99 (8.89%) Project Planning
6 96 (8.62%) Change Management
7 81 (7.27%) Migration
8 76 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 70 (6.28%) Scrum
10 62 (5.57%) Service Management
11 59 (5.30%) CRM
12 58 (5.21%) Waterfall
13 55 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (4.40%) Service Delivery
15 47 (4.22%) Business Analysis
16 46 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (4.04%) Change Control
17 45 (4.04%) Time Management
18 42 (3.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.66%) SQL
2 28 (2.51%) Java
3 26 (2.33%) C
4 23 (2.06%) C#
5 13 (1.17%) PHP
5 13 (1.17%) PL/SQL
5 13 (1.17%) VB
6 4 (0.36%) Perl
7 2 (0.18%) C++
7 2 (0.18%) VBA
7 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.18%) R
8 1 (0.090%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.090%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.090%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 216 (19.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 185 (16.61%) PMI Certification
3 145 (13.02%) Security Cleared
4 133 (11.94%) PMP
5 120 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 110 (9.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 96 (8.62%) Degree
8 43 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
9 38 (3.41%) ISEB
10 36 (3.23%) DV Cleared
11 25 (2.24%) APMP
12 11 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.81%) HNC
13 9 (0.81%) HND
14 8 (0.72%) CISSP
14 8 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.63%) CISM
15 7 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.45%) CCNA
16 5 (0.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.33%) ISO 9001
2 20 (1.80%) QA
3 17 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.26%) SLA
5 8 (0.72%) P3O
6 7 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.18%) COBIT
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.090%) GxP
10 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.36%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.27%) XenApp
5 3 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.90%) SCCM
2 8 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (0.63%) WMI
4 5 (0.45%) SCOM
4 5 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.27%) OVSD
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.18%) Netcool
6 2 (0.18%) OPNET
6 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.18%) nmon
Vendors
1 187 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 98 (8.80%) Oracle
3 66 (5.92%) SAP
4 33 (2.96%) Cisco
4 33 (2.96%) VMware
5 24 (2.15%) HP
6 21 (1.89%) Citrix
7 17 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.26%) Remedy
9 13 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 11 (0.99%) IBM
11 10 (0.90%) Hyperion
12 8 (0.72%) Serena
12 8 (0.72%) Guidewire
13 7 (0.63%) ComArch
13 7 (0.63%) Borland
14 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.54%) EMC
14 6 (0.54%) Business Objects
15 5 (0.45%) Juniper
South East (Home Counties)
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-600 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day OR £35,000 pa FTC
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago